1935. Item #89274
ONCHI Koshirô, editor. A set of SHOSÔ Magazine (all but issue 79) 30 volumes. Tokyo, Showa 10-19 [1935-44] Aoi Shobo. [700cc?]. 8vo. in size, wrappers. This set consists of all but one volume of the 31 in magazine format of this, the premier journal dedicated to the book arts and graphics of its day, edited by the foremost artist and book designer, Onchi and filled with graphic and textual contributions by contemporary giants. In the original magazine wrappered covers. Shosô had some 103 numbers, but the majority were published in slender pamphlet fomrat and we have here the more substantial magazines. Very scarce, especially in such an extensive, near complete run of the magazine. Very good condition overall.